2018-19 School Year

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, we welcome our students to the 2018-19 school year. You will find the answers to many of your back to school questions here.​
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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes for all students is September 4, 2018; we will follow regular hours starting on the first day of school. The school office is open to parents on August 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM.

School Start & End Times

Grades 1-6

  • Monday to Thursday 8:40 AM – 12:12 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:12 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Friday and Early Dismissal 8:40 AM – 12:30 PM

Kindergarten

Half-day Kindergarten Monday - Friday

  • 8:40 AM – 11:25 AM

School Supplies 

On the first day, students should come with:

  • 1 pair of well-fitting indoor shoes appropriate for gym use
  • backpack
  • lunch kit
  • water bottle

Please label student belongings with first name or initials.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the Traditional calendar. View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates.

Noon Supervision

Colonel Walker School offers a CBE run lunch program. Registration for noon supervision can be done online

Drop in is available at $5.00 per visit for those who want to stay occasionally. Please provide a nut aware lunch that does not require cooking or heating. For students who go home for lunch, they can return to the school between 12:45 - 1:00 PM when outside supervision is available. 

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and forms. Our school office opens on Aug. 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM for registration.

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First Day of Classes

Our first day of classes for all students is September 4, 2018; we will follow regular hours starting on the first day of school. The school office is open to parents on August 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM.

School Start & End Times

Grades 1-6

  • Monday to Thursday 8:40 AM – 12:12 PM
  • Lunch Break 12:12 PM – 1:00 PM
  • Friday and Early Dismissal 8:40 AM – 12:30 PM

Kindergarten

Half-day Kindergarten Monday - Friday

  • 8:40 AM – 11:25 AM

School Supplies 

On the first day, students should come with:

  • 1 pair of well-fitting indoor shoes appropriate for gym use
  • backpack
  • lunch kit
  • water bottle

Please label student belongings with first name or initials.

School Calendar

We are a school that follows the Traditional calendar. View our School Calendar for upcoming events and dates.

Noon Supervision

Colonel Walker School offers a CBE run lunch program. Registration for noon supervision can be done online

Drop in is available at $5.00 per visit for those who want to stay occasionally. Please provide a nut aware lunch that does not require cooking or heating. For students who go home for lunch, they can return to the school between 12:45 - 1:00 PM when outside supervision is available. 

Registration Information

Please visit our How to Register page for all registration details and forms. Our school office opens on Aug. 29, 2018 at 10:00 AM for registration.

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Fees and Waivers

School fees will be charged to families after the start of the school year in September and October. Online fee payment is the simplest and most convenient way to pay school fees. Parents can use their online account to pay fees or apply for a waiver at: www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe.

There are a number of different ways you are able to pay school fees, including: online using VISA, MasterCard, VISA Debit or Interac Online; in-person at schools; or by sending in a cheque to the school or CBE.​ 

You can find more information on the CBE school fees and waivers​ page.​

​Changes to My CBE Account

As of August 2018, the Calgary Board of Education has a new student information system which replaces the old My CBE Account. Parents who have not already done so, must create a new MyCBE/PowerSchool account to pay fees or apply for a waiver, register for transportation and noon supervision, as well as view student progress.

To create a new account go to www.cbe.ab.ca/mycbe and click on "Create Parent Account". Families will need to have their child’s CBE Student ID Number. 

Yellow School Bus Tra​nsportation

Yellow school bus routes for the 2018-19 school year are created over the summer based on the addresses submitted before the pre-registration deadline in June. While CBE Transportation continues to accept registrations, these registrations will not be considered until route changes are done after Thanksgiving.

Yellow school bus route maps are posted on the CBE website: www.cbe.ab.ca/busstop.

In October, a confirmation email will be sent to all parents/guardians who have submitted a pre-registration. It will include transportation fee information and payment options (if applicable). Families can cancel their pre-registration with no financial penalty by responding to the email or canceling using ​MyCBE/PowerSchool by October 31, 2018.

More information about 2018-19 transportation service levels and fees are posted on the CBE website.

Conditional riders can also register using MyCBE/PowerSchool. Applications will be considered after eligible rides registrations have been processed.

Further Inform​ation

We look forward to a great year ahead. If you have any questions that we haven’t addressed here, please contact the school.

For further information visit our CBE back-to-school information​ page.​​​​

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